the-queen-chairman-and-i: After getting his first degree in Taiwan, and working for several years in Hong Kong. Woon yin, with the help of a friend, had saved enough money to go to America for further studies.
The week leading up to him leaving, his mother would prepare chicken for him every night even though the family had little money. Chicken is significant in Chinese ceremonies and celebrations and is expensive. After arriving in the USA, Woon Yin went to the local diner, Budget conscious, he asked for the cheapest meal available, which was the chicken.